Latin Chamber of Nevada and AARP Host Social Security Roundtable

— Join the Latin Chamber of Commerce of Nevada and AARP Nevada as we host a roundtable to discuss the future of Social Security and its impact on Hispanics. The hosted lunch meeting, which is open to the public, will be led by AARP Senior Vice President John Hishta, and Latin Chamber President Peter Guzman. They will lead an open discussion on the current state of Social Security and the direct impact doing nothing to address issues with the program will have on the Hispanic community …

Nevada Ballet Theatre's Sleeping Beauty

— As one of the most revered works in the classical ballet repertoire, The Sleeping Beauty is one of Tchaikovsky’s most successful ballet compositions and one of the most beloved and well-known story ballets of all time. The Sleeping Beauty will kick-off Nevada Ballet Theatre’s 45th season, October 22-23 at The Smith Center Steeped in ballet history, its rich storyline boasts an array of exuberant characters — Puss and Boots and The White Cat; Princess Florine and the Bluebird, and Little Red …

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— While the summer may officially be over, we couldn’t just let it go without a nice send off. Join AARP for the KOOL/KJUL End of Summer Bash This Saturday, September 10 at Cannery Casino. Come and enjoy the sounds of the legendary Tokens, Rip-Cords & Brooklyn Bridge for a night of music and fun as we say goodbye to summer! We’ll be there to help you celebrate with all sorts of goodies and information on AARP programs and volunteer opportunities. The …

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— Maintaining a safe and reliable car is not always easy. Finding a good, honest mechanic, understanding the trouble and defining a reasonable price for repair work can be a challenge. Lack of knowledge can lead to frustration and overspending – and even make you vulnerable to fraud. You’re invited to join auto authority and author Sarah Lee Marks for a free, fun and interactive CAR-EDU clinic on Saturday, September 24 at 9:00 AM at Findlay North Volkswagen. You’ll learn the …

General Antonio Taguba

— Free webinar to explore ways families can be better prepared to care for aging veterans. After his parents became ill, Major General Antonio “Tony” Taguba and his siblings found themselves ill-prepared to care for them. Faced with tough decisions about their health and finances — and scattered across the country — they found a way to care for their parents the best they could. This Thursday, General Taguba brings to you Joys and Challenges Facing Military Caregivers at 11am PDT via …

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— Joys and Challenges Facing Military Caregivers featuring MG Antonio M. Taguba, USA (Ret.) and Meg Kabat, Department of Veterans Affairs Thursday, September 8th 2pm ET/1pm CT REGISTER HERE After his parents became ill, Major General Antonio “Tony” Taguba and his siblings found themselves unprepared to care for them. Faced with tough decisions about health and finances, they found a way to care for their parents the best they could. Join Major General Taguba and Meg Kabat, National Director, Caregiver Support …

Peter-Rosenberger

— Unstuck! Lightening the Heart of the Family Caregiver With Humor featuring Peter Rosenberger Thursday, August 25th  7 p.m. ET/6 p.m. CT Listen up family caregivers: humor is an expression of a healthy heart — not a defense mechanism! After more than 30 years as a family caregiver for his wife, Gracie, including 78 operations, 60 doctors in 12 hospitals and $9 million in medical bills, Peter Rosenberger has learned: it’s OK to laugh! Join him for this free online event …

Award

— US Senator Heller and Representative Dina Titus are the recipients of the 2016 “Champion of the 50+” legislative leadership award for their significant achievements during the 114th Congress. Senator Heller and Congresswoman Titus received their awards for creating safe access to transportation options with their reintroduction of the Safe Streets Act, which ensures that streets and intersections are designed with adequate pedestrian safeguards in mind. The bill became law as a provision in the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST) …

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—     AARP Nevada is proud to once again sponsor Senior Fest – the largest senior information expo in northern Nevada. Senior Fest 2016 will be held on Tuesday, September 6, at the Reno Town Mall, 4001 S. Virginia Street. The annual event connects Nevadans with information, resources and services in the community so they can live with independence, dignity and purpose. AARP Nevada will be a featured speaker at the event, discussing Take A Stand, AARP’s campaign to press …

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—   Every 2 seconds, someone’s identity gets stolen. And, unfortunately, there are new scams popping up every day across Nevada and the nation. Con artists use a multitude of scams to steal your hard-earned money – from identify theft to investment fraud and through phishing on social media. That’s why AARP launched the Fraud Watch Network – to arm people of all ages with the tools and information they need to spot and avoid scams so they can protect themselves …